By the Numbers
The Hunting Park-East Tioga population is 6,340, with 30% of the population being under 19 years-old.
40% of Hunting Park-East Tioga residents live in poverty, while 20% of the residents live in extreme poverty.
95% of the students in Hunting Park and East Tioga attend public schools, with 71% of students graduating high school.
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
The median household income for residents in Hunting Park-East Tioga is $21,547 per year. The median household income in the US is $59,039 per year.
Our own Latesha Sims was in Generocity here, speaking about how, 'marred by deep poverty, Hunting Park remains one of Philadelphia’s poorest neighbors to this day. “It’s not even what [poverty] does to a neighborhood, it’s what does it do to all of us,”...
Our very own Tayon Whiting was featured in WHYY and you can read about how he helped battle extreme heat during the pandemic here. (Photo: Tayon Whiting delivers fans to residents in need on 10th Street. (Kimberly Paynter/WHYY))